lay sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lay sb out

phrasal verb with lay uk   us   /leɪ/ verb (laid)


to ​prepare a ​dead person's ​body to be ​buried


informal to ​hit someone so hard that they ​fall down and ​becomeunconscious: Harrison was ​laid out for several ​minutes by a ​blow to the ​head.
(Definition of lay sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尸体, 装殓(尸体)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屍體, 裝殮(屍體)…
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